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As project plans arrive at our department, our engineers review each one. To speed up the review/approval process, below is a list of conditions that the engineers look for.

  • Complete set of plans (11”x17” or 22”x34”)
  • Availability of public water to site
  • Existing water shown, including size & location of hydrants & valves
  • Existing buildings to be demolished that are served with water
  • New water services (including size and location)
  • Fire services (if building over 4,000 sq. ft.)
  • Water Notes included
  • Valve Spacing
  • Hydrant Spacing
  • Air Relief Valves
  • Easements
  • Conflicts with other Utilities
  • Existing Service line and Stop Box size and location
  • Minimum water main burial depth

You can consult the Specifications for more detail.

Please feel free to call 319-286-5950 and ask to speak to one of our engineers regarding your plan set.

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